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National Brass Ensemble to Perform Chicago Debut Concert at Symphony Center, 9/20National Brass Ensemble to Perform Chicago Debut Concert at Symphony Center, 9/20
August 28, 2015

CHICAGO—Symphony Center Presents is pleased to announce the Chicago debut of the National Brass Ensemble (NBE) in a special concert at Symphony Center on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. The NB... (more...)


Washington National Opera Announces Full Schedule for American Opera InitiativeWashington National Opera Announces Full Schedule for American Opera Initiative
August 27, 2015

WASHINGTON)—Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced details for the fourth season of the American Opera Initiative, its comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American st... (more...)


Alan Gilbert & NY Philharmonic Set for Carnegie Hall's Opening Night Gala Concert, 10/7Alan Gilbert & NY Philharmonic Set for Carnegie Hall's Opening Night Gala Concert, 10/7
August 27, 2015

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in Carnegie Hall's Opening Night Gala Concert, launching the Hall's 125th anniversary season. The program will feature the World Prem... (more...)


Ocean Grove to Present Orchestra of St Peter by the Sea, 9/12Ocean Grove to Present Orchestra of St Peter by the Sea, 9/12
August 27, 2015

The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association will present its 2015 season finale concert by the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea, conducted by Father Alphonse Stephenson, on Saturday, September 12, 2015 ... (more...)


SSO, MasterVoices and More Set for UN General Assembly ConcertSSO, MasterVoices and More Set for UN General Assembly Concert
August 26, 2015

In one of the largest concerts ever held at the General Assembly of the United Nations, August 28 will see Maestro Long Yu assemble his Shanghai Symphony Orchestra to represent China in a musical cele... (more...)


Be Creative Welcomes New Honorary Chairs Joakim Noah and Cecilia RodheBe Creative Welcomes New Honorary Chairs Joakim Noah and Cecilia Rodhe
August 26, 2015

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STAR TREK: THE ULTIMATE VOYAGE to Stop at Atlanta's Fox Theatre in January 2016STAR TREK: THE ULTIMATE VOYAGE to Stop at Atlanta's Fox Theatre in January 2016
August 25, 2015

CineConcerts, CBS Consumer Products and Paramount Pictures will launch Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage, a North American concert tour playing performing arts centers in more than 100 cities including A... (more...)


International Philharmonic Orchestra to PLAY FOR PEACE, Sept 10International Philharmonic Orchestra to PLAY FOR PEACE, Sept 10
August 24, 2015

YPHIL - International Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off Seven Epic Concerts with the Play for Peace Concert at Peter Norton Symphony Space on September 10, 2015 at 7pm. (more...)


Music Institute of Chicago to Welcome Syrian Musicians Issam Rafea Trio, 10/18Music Institute of Chicago to Welcome Syrian Musicians Issam Rafea Trio, 10/18
August 21, 2015

The Music Institute of Chicago presents Syrian musician and composer Issam Rafea and his Trio October 18 at 3 p.m. at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston. The Trio plays an astonishingly... (more...)


Robert Sims to Perform at Lincoln Center Bruno Walter Auditorium, 10/4Robert Sims to Perform at Lincoln Center Bruno Walter Auditorium, 10/4
August 21, 2015

In an extraordinary life that grappled with racial tensions, interracial liaisons, personal scandals and politics, lyric tenor Roland Hayes (1887 – 1977), was the first African American man to reach i... (more...)


Stephanie J. Block & Aaron Lazar Set for New York Pops Benefit at 54 Below, 9/28Stephanie J. Block & Aaron Lazar Set for New York Pops Benefit at 54 Below, 9/28
August 20, 2015

 On Monday, September 28, 2015, Broadway stars Stephanie J. Block and Aaron Lazar will perform in "A Cabaret Evening" at 54 Below, located at 254 West 54th Street. The evening is a joint benefit in su... (more...)


LA Chamber Orchestra Welcomes Executive DirectorLA Chamber Orchestra Welcomes Executive Director
August 20, 2015

Accomplished arts executive Scott Harrison has been appointed Executive Director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), announces LACO Board President Dana Newman. Harrison, who assumes his post... (more...)


Alan Gilbert to Lead Marc Neikrug World Premiere; Emanuel Ax to Perform BrahmsAlan Gilbert to Lead Marc Neikrug World Premiere; Emanuel Ax to Perform Brahms
August 20, 2015

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the World Premiere- Philharmonic Commission of Marc Neikrug's Canta-Concerto, featuring mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke; Brahms's Piano ... (more...)


YPHIL - International Philharmonic Orchestra to Present 'Play For Peace Concert,' 9/10YPHIL - International Philharmonic Orchestra to Present 'Play For Peace Concert,' 9/10
August 19, 2015

YPHIL - International Philharmonic Orchestra presents the first of Seven Epic Concerts Play For Peace Concert Featuring the World Premiere of Faruk Kanca's Ornament Overture And the American Premiere ... (more...)


Long Yu and the China Philharmonic Travel the Silk RoadLong Yu and the China Philharmonic Travel the Silk Road
August 18, 2015

From Athens to Tehran, the China Philharmonic 'builds a cultural bridge' across six countries that recreates the famous Silk Road trade route from China - and plays Dvorak's New World Symphony in Tehr... (more...)


Wedow, Abell, Polianichko and Allen to Conduct Lyric Opera of Kansas City's 2015-16 SeasonWedow, Abell, Polianichko and Allen to Conduct Lyric Opera of Kansas City's 2015-16 Season
August 17, 2015

Lyric Opera of Kansas City General Director and CEO Deborah Sandler today announced the four conductors for the 2015-2016 season in the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Gary Thor Wedow (pictur... (more...)


Riot With Three to Present FROM CARNEGIE HALL TO BRIDGE STREET, 8/22Riot With Three to Present FROM CARNEGIE HALL TO BRIDGE STREET, 8/22
August 17, 2015

Classical chamber trio Riot With Three will present "From Carnegie Hall to Bridge Street".  Soprano Alison Davy, classical saxophonist Javier Oviedo, and pianist Gene Rohrer are a dynamic trio who wil... (more...)


Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
August 17, 2015

Among them, the company can claim 18 Tony Awards, 4 Pulitzer Prizes, 6 Pulitzer finalist distinctions, 3 Emmy Awards, and 2 Academy Awards; to list all their honors would take several pages. (more...)


Brooklyn Music Venue National Sawdust Releases Complete Lineup for Inaugural SeasonBrooklyn Music Venue National Sawdust Releases Complete Lineup for Inaugural Season
August 17, 2015

Composer Paola Prestini, the Creative and Executive Director of National Sawdust (NS), today announced programming for the non-profit's inaugural fall season in its new home-a $16 million, 13,000-squa... (more...)


BWW's On This Day - August 16, 2015BWW's On This Day - August 16, 2015
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/15/2015
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BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 8/15/2015. (more...)


BWW's On This Day - August 15, 2015BWW's On This Day - August 15, 2015
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


Oakland Symphony Announces Season Opener & New Name, 10/2Oakland Symphony Announces Season Opener & New Name, 10/2
August 13, 2015

Oakland, CA, August 13, 2015 – The Oakland Symphony opens its 22nd season with a new name and a West Coast premiere by Bay Area composer Mason Bates Friday, October 2, at 8 pm at the Paramount Theatre... (more...)


CU Presents' 2015-16 Season to Feature Twyla Tharp, Soweto Gospel Choir & MoreCU Presents' 2015-16 Season to Feature Twyla Tharp, Soweto Gospel Choir & More
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CU Presents' 2015-16 lineup offers incomparable entertainment, including a special Christmas program by the world-famous Soweto Gospel Choir, the first Boulder performance by Twyla Tharp Dance since 1... (more...)


Single Tickets for Opera Santa Barbara's New Season on Sale 8/15Single Tickets for Opera Santa Barbara's New Season on Sale 8/15
August 13, 2015

Single-ticket sales for Opera Santa Barbara's 2015-16 season will begin on Saturday, August 15. Ranging from $29 to $204, tickets can be purchased at www.granadasb.org or by calling 805-899-2222. Oper... (more...)







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